Things to Do

3 things to do for free in Denver this week, April 1-4

What better way to start off April than with a terrifying Belgian horror movie? See the scary flick Calvaire, learn about the music business from industry professionals, or help raise awareness about sexual assault this week in Denver -- all without spending a dime. No joke! Read the Westword calendar for more events, and let us know about other free goings-on in the comments section.

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Calvaire at Crash 45 (Tuesday) Get your horror fix at Crash 45's monthly film series this evening. There will be movie-themed drink specials through the screening of tonight's pick: Calvaire (a.k.a. The Ordeal), a Belgian film about a singer who wrecks his van and is thrown into a creepy situation involving an abandoned inn and a sadistic lunatic.

Sexual Assault Awareness Month Kick-Off at the State Capitol Building (Tuesday) Raise awareness about sexual assault at this kick-off event for Sexual Assault Awareness Month on the second floor of the Capitol Building. Debbie Ortega's speech will be followed by performances by the Phamaly Theater Company and the SAVA Center's teen theater. Appetizers and gift bags will be available for those who attend this consciousness-raising rally put on by the Colorado Coalition Against Sexual Assault.

Michael Bracy Interview at the Deer Pile (Thursday) The Future of Music Coalition helps artists create sustainable musical careers, and as part of that effort, Arts for Colorado will present an evening with FMC founder Michael Bracy. University of Colorado Denver professor Storm Gloor will speak with Bracy about the future of the music industry and tools for musicians; there will be a Q&A with both Gloor and Bracy after the interview. Space is limited, so RSVP to Aleah Menefee at [email protected] by Wednesday to guarantee a spot at this free event.

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